UCR remains staunchly committed to educating a diverse student body
University of California, Riverside, leaders and scholars have made the following statements in response to the 6-3 U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down the use of race, or affirmative action, in college and university admissions: Kim A. Wilcox, UCR chancellor: “We can be certain that diversity is and will...
Researcher honored for work in English language learner education
The James Irvine Foundation recognized Linda Navarrette as one of six change-makers in California.
Culturally-informed mental health screenings improve student, school and community successes
As concerns about youth mental health, school shootings, and other forms of violence prompt more school systems to conduct mental health screenings, a UC Riverside-led analysis is urging school officials to proceed with deference to student family, cultural, and community backgrounds. Mental health screenings that focus solely on identifying at-risk...
UC Riverside tests a reading comprehension intervention for students in the middle grades with autism spectrum disorder
The study will implement an evidence-based reading intervention program in Southern California and Central Texas
A drunk driver killed her parents. Now she’s graduating to honor them
Azalea Corral has a family photo that shows her three younger siblings and parents smiling together against a Santa Barbara countryside backdrop. It was taken on February 8, 2020 — the last time they would pose together for a photo. The following day, both her parents succumbed to bodily injuries...
Families of children with autism can get free help from UC Riverside’s SEARCH Center
Inland Empire families don’t have to wade through school and service systems alone
Study highlights need to address race and racism in teacher education programs
UCR research shows race evasiveness harms teacher educators and charts a path toward identifying and disrupting racism
Study confirms link between spatial and math skills
Improving students’ spatial skills could improve math skills as well
Creating a healthy racial climate to diversify the teacher workforce
Paper offers a framework for racial literacy in teacher education
$2.9 million grant will support literacy programs for English-language learners
The funds continue to help School of Education researcher Linda Ventriglia-Navarrette’s work.
University sets new enrollment record for fall 2021
UC Riverside has released its enrollment numbers for fall 2021, showing a record student population of 26,847. That represent a 1.6% increase from fall 2020, when 26,434 total undergraduate and graduate students were enrolled. The student population includes 40.8% low-income students and 54.7% first-generation students. Forty-one percent of students are...
These inclusive practices help general education teachers foster positive relationships with children with autism
Teachers make time to find students’ interests, celebrate talents, and have one-on-one time to form stronger relationships with students with autism, finds study
Newsom appoints UCR Highlander to Student Aid Commission
Angel Rodriguez, an alumnus and current grad student, urges students to apply for Cal Grants
Graduate School of Education changes name
Effective Monday, Sept. 20, the Graduate School of Education will officially become the School of Education, or SOE. The new name will reflect the scope of the school’s research, community engagement, and academic programs, specifically the undergraduate degree program, which was approved in 2017 and now accounts for 60% of...
Connecting Classrooms to Congress
New social studies curriculum aims to boost civic education in a polarized nation
Mrs. Panda conquers online
The innovative Rule of 3 English-learning program completes its shift to an online portal.
UCR faculty member's book shares stories of teachers of color
“What are you … on their side?” The comment was one of many snarky remarks white teachers made about interactions between a Latino colleague and his diverse student population. In the staff lounge at the Sacramento, Calif., public school, the same teachers called the students “monkeys bouncing off the walls”...
2021 voices: Grads share pivotal moments of their educational journeys
More than 7,100 students are eligible to graduate; Commencement events kick off on June 3 with the School of Medicine.
Researchers seek input from Inland Empire parents, caregivers of school-age children
Study by UC Riverside researchers will examine impacts of remote learning on families with children in grades K-12